Automated Fingerprint Identification System

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Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS)

a computer system that scans fingerprints from crime scenes and compares them with millions of others around the world. It is based around patented inventions whereby the apparatus and computer compare details of each fingerprint in a database of fingerprints with the suspect print in order to determine the existence or not of a fit.
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The automated fingerprint identification system market size is estimated to reach USD 8.49 billion by 2020, at an estimated CAGR of 21.0% between 2015 and 2020.
It also has discussion of how cases go cold, creating a cold case unit, investigations in the Dutch Police Academy, new forensic science technologies (such as DNA, the Combined DNA Index System, and the Automated Fingerprint Identification System), case studies illustrating advances in suspectology, strategies for investigative interviewing, challenges posed by staged crime scenes, and crafting an evaluation report.
Bangalore Traffic Police has first introduced Blackberry system, e-challan for traffic violation and also Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS).
The efficiency of fingerprint matching, and consequently of the automated fingerprint identification system, is highly dependent on the quality of the fingerprint image (Fig.
Due to the high demand on fingerprint deployments, it receives a great research attention in order to enhance the overall performance of the automated fingerprint identification system. The aimed enhancements include the reduction of the system's response time, and the improvement of the system's identification accuracy [2].
The Chairman NADRA Tariq Malik in a press release issued Today said NADRA is all-set to carry out fingerprint authentication through its Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS) in a bid to assist Election Tribunals.
"Driven by advances in technology, customer requirements and growing demand for Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) services, the FBI has been developing and deploying the Next Generation Identification (NGI) System.
Lukes claims her embrace of Secure Communities is a "public safety" issue, but as in most communities, the fingerprints of a person arrested and booked in the city on a criminal charge are submitted to the state and then forwarded to the FBI through the Automated Fingerprint Identification System.
The Pakistan Automated Fingerprint Identification System (PAFIS) Phase-II has been allocated 300 million rupees, while 150 million rupees have been allocated for the procurement and installation of a Non-Intrusive Vehicle X-Ray System (NVIS).
Law Enforcement Solution - An advanced solution focusing on automated fingerprint identification system catering to law enforcement agencies for criminal identification and tracking
(KQ: 094840), a leading global supplier of fingerprint recognition technology and systems, announced today that the company's RealScan-D dual fingerprint live scanner tested in full compliance and received certification from the FederalBureau of Investigation (FBI) for the agency's Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) Image Quality Specification (IQS) Appendix F standards.
This growing repository is compatible with the integrated automated fingerprint identification system used by the FBI so that matches can be made between the two databases.

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